UROC 100K Special Event
Approx. 200 elite runners will be participating. This event has taken place in other states and this is the first time it will be run in Auburn. There are three distances: 26 miles, 50K and 100K and the runners will share the trails.
The race will begin on city streets and quickly enter the canyon in ASRA and remain on trails until the runners re-enter city streets and to the finish.
Time: From 0600 on Saturday morning to 0100 on Sunday morning.
After Sunset: There will be approx. 45 runners on the trails after sunset (1905) They will be in the Confluence, Training Hill, Olmsted Loop, Training Hill back to No Hands and then WST to the Overlook.
Be careful if you are using any of these trails on Saturday.
Posted Sept. 21, 2015:
Ultra Race of Champions officially moved to Placer County for this Saturday's race, Sept. 26
Ultra Race of Champions (100K - 50K - half-marathon) will be run on the Western States Trail, Clementine Trail, Connector Trail, Codfish Falls Trail, and the Foresthill Divide Trail. Other trail users should consider using alternate trails.
The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26 and features three options for runners, the 100K, 50K and a half marathon.
Check-in for the races is on Saturday at 5:30 a.m. in front of Auburn Running Company which is located at 833 Lincoln Way, Auburn.
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With a mixed terrain course that is designed to challenge but favor no one athlete, the UROC brings together the best trail runners and road runners in the world. An added incentive is the cash purse for the 100K which is $21,500 and is distributed between the male and females winners. The Champions will take home $5,000 each, second place will receive $2,000 each, third place is awarded $1,500 and so on.
On Friday, Sept. 25 the festivities for the UROC will kick-off with the packet pick-up from 1 to 6 p.m. at the General Gomez Arts and Events Center located at 808 Lincoln Way in Auburn.
All the elites and participants will also have a chance to meet and mingle at the same location that afternoon for the UROC Rocking Party from 4 to 6 p.m. Check-in for the races is on Saturday at 5:30 a.m. in front of Auburn Running Company which is located at 833 Lincoln Way in downtown Auburn.
For more information: http://www.ultraroc.com
This article from Rocklin and Roseville Today